Former Lodge To Highcliffe Castle
- 22 Sep 2000
- Former Lodge To Highcliffe Castle, 179 Lymington Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 5EG
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
LYMINGTON ROAD 1. (South Side) 5187 HIGHCLIFFE
No 179 (Former lodge to Highcliffe Castle) SZ 2093 13/408 14.10.53.
Several authorities date both lodges (Nos 179 and 181) at circa 1775 when house for the Earl of Bute was built by Adam or Capability Brown but architectural appearance that of 1830 when present castle was built. Stuccoed with wide eaves and hipped slate roof. 2 storeys, road facade with centre, round arched, recess containing blank window space. Flanking side recesses surmounted by panels. 2 windows, those on side facing drive flanked by pilasters with niches. Windows, barred sashes and large contemporary angled bay.
The former boundary wall of Highcliffe Castle forms a group with Nos 179 and 181, the milestone opposite and St Mark's Parish Church, its Lychgate and the War Memorial in the churchyard.
Listing NGR: SZ2055593395
© Mr F.G.G. Hawkins. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Hawkins, F.G.G.
Rights Holder: Hawkins, F.G.G.
Slate, Stucco, Georgian Lodge, Domestic